Keeping a good lab notebook is an essential skill for every scientist to learn.
Here are a few suggestions to help get you started, but please check with your mentor to see if they have any lab-specific notebook policies.
- Practical advice on why and how to keep a good notebook
- A guide to keeping a good notebook, including do's and don'ts, a useful checklist and an interactive quiz
- 3 steps to a good notebook
- Even Dilbert keeps a notebook...
For inspiration - some classic examples:
Sir Isaac Newton